Student Poem Published in Local Anthology

A Level student, Patrick Williams is celebrating having had his poem published in a local Anthology.   Patrick, 18, from Dalton in Rotherham, who previously attended St Bernard’s Catholic High School, wrote the poem about his own personal struggle with his mental health.  The poem has been published in an Anthology entitled Poetry Escape, Poems […]

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Experience at leading law firm for TRC student

A student from Thomas Rotherham College has won a week’s work experience as part of Irwin Mitchell’s sixth annual Law competition with the organisation.  Growing from a small legal practice in Sheffield, Irwin Mitchell is now one of the largest Law firms in the UK.   This year’s challenge asked BTEC and A Level Law […]

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TRC rated GOOD across all areas in latest inspection

Rotherham’s only Sixth Form College, Thomas Rotherham College, has been rated GOOD for its overall effectiveness in its most recent Ofsted inspection.   A team of seven Inspectors visited the College for three days from 1st– 3rd October, collecting a wide range of evidence to provide the grading, which included; observing learning sessions, scrutinising learners’ […]

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Feoffees Scholarship for TRC Student

Congratulations to former Thomas Rotherham College student, Thomas Barker, who is one of two Rotherham students to receive this year’s Feoffees Scholarship. The Feoffees (or Trustees) of Rotherham charity ‘The Common Lands of Rotherham’ were responsible for the running of Rotherham for many centuries before Town Councils were created.  Amongst their roles was the provision […]

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TRC Results 2019

Thomas Rotherham College improved its overall pass rate again this year to 98%. 30 courses achieved a 100% pass rate with the percentage of high grades in this summer’s results at an impressive 53.3%. Overall, 135 A* or A grades were awarded in A Level subjects to TRC students and 277 top grades were awarded […]

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Success for TRC Biologists

Three A Level Biology students are celebrating at Thomas Rotherham College having gained medals in the British Biology Olympiad, run by the Royal Society of Biology. The British Biology Olympiad (BBO) challenges and motivates students with an interest in biology. The competition allows students to demonstrate their knowledge by offering a wide-ranging syllabus.  Gifted and […]

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SFCA Award for TRC

Congratulations to TRC Teacher of Geography, Kevin Billups, who was runner up in the category, Independent Learning at the recent SFCA (Sixth Form Colleges Association) Annual Awards. Kevin was recognised for his creation of videos which were made available on his YouTube channel, enabling A Level Geography students to access teaching materials on demand.   […]

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